Oceanfront homes with boulders piled along the front to protect them from erosion.
This study found that neighbors play an influential role in private oceanfront landowners’ decisions to protect their shorelines from erosion and rising sea levels, which could lead to excessive armoring of the coastline.


Research holds handfuls of pyrosomes that have appeared lately on Pacific Northwest coast
This study examines the unprecedented numbers of pyrosomes in the Northern California Current during 2016-18.
plastic trash on beach
This webinar is for students in grades 6-12 who want to explore careers in marine science. Dorothy Horn and Briana Goodwin present.
Researcher Erin Peck stands in a marshy field holding a long coring tube.
This webinar features Erin Peck, a doctoral candidate in the College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences at Oregon State University.
George Waldbusser, a biogeochemist at Oregon State University, straps a bag of oysters to rebar as a control while doctoral student Sophia Wensman places a bag of oysters on top of empty oyster shells in Netarts Bay.
This webinar features George Waldbusser, a biogeochemist who studies how carbon dioxide is changing the chemistry of the ocean and affecting shellfish.
James Roubal paddling in a kyack
This career webinar is for students grades 6-12 and features the program coordinator for the National Marine Sanctuary Foundation and Washington Coast Savers.